ANNEX

TABLE 4–1 Trends in DOD Support of Research by Field, 1993 to 1997, 1999 (constant dollars)

 

Percent change

Share of total

 

1993–1997

1993–1999

1993

1997

1999

Total, all fields

−26.6%

−22.4%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

Life sciences, total

−28.2%

13.6%

7.8%

7.6%

11.4%

Biol (excl. environmental)

−29.8%

67.7%

1.8%

1.7%

3.9%

Environmental biology

−52.3%

−56.9%

1.1%

0.7%

0.6%

Agricultural sciences

653.4%

−100.0%

*

0.0%

0.0%

Medical sciences

−29.0%

−9.7%

4.7%

4.5%

5.4%

Psychology, total

−28.6%

−58.8%

2.1%

2.0%

1.1%

Physical sciences, total

−48.2%

−46.1%

14.1%

10.0%

9.8%

Astronomy

−88.4%

1.7%

0.3%

*

0.4%

Chemistry

−25.7%

−32.3%

2.9%

3.0%

2.6%

Physics

−62.8%

−57.8%

10.0%

5.1%

5.4%

Environmental sciences, total

30.9%

11.2%

5.5%

9.8%

7.9%

Atmospheric sciences

−1.7%

−22.7%

1.2%

1.7%

1.2%

Geological sciences

−86.8%

−92.7%

1.8%

0.3%

0.2%

Oceanography

25.3%

88.9%

1.8%

3.1%

4.4%

Math and computer science, total

−3.1%

0.2%

12.0%

15.9%

15.5%

Mathematics

−48.4%

−34.7%

1.7%

1.2%

1.4%

Computer science

2.0%

1.9%

9.9%

13.7%

13.0%

Engineering, total

−27.3%

−28.7%

51.2%

50.7%

47.1%

Aeronautical

−6.8%

44.2%

4.6%

5.8%

8.5%

Astronautical

23.6%

−64.4%

2.2%

3.7%

1.0%

Chemical

−60.0%

−55.4%

1.5%

0.8%

0.8%

Civil

−43.5%

−57.7%

2.1%

1.6%

1.1%

Electrical

−39.6%

−31.2%

15.1%

12.4%

13.4%

Mechanical

−51.9%

−57.2%

7.4%

4.8%

4.1%

Metallurgy and materials

−27.2%

−49.7%

10.7%

10.6%

6.9%

Engineering, other

3.4%

11.6%

7.8%

11.0%

11.2%

Social sciences, total

−95.9%

−100.0%

0.4%

*

*

*Less than 0.05 percent.



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